Okay folks, as announced previously this will be the final release KEFI will do as a scanlation group. I'd like to thank everyone who at one point was part of the inner workings at KEFI, but also the people that kept visiting despite the presence of online manga readers and such. Kind of ironic how we managed to do about as much chapters of Piano no Mori, as Isshiki penned before Young Magazine Uppers (the magazine Piano no Mori was originally serialized in) went defunct. Hopefully some other qualitative group picks it up faster than Weekly Morning did. (3 years)
Hey guys, got some bad news. The person who owns the KEFI site says he's closing it down some time in December.
What this means per project: Piano no Mori Since I don't really have any options to take it someplace else; along with staff continuously bailing on me, and its never ending status wearing my motivation down... I've decided to stop working on it. Hopefully some other good group takes over (or it gets licensed), because I still like reading it and it deserves the best. I'll probably do a final release in the coming weeks, containing the end of volume 9, and the first chapter of volume 10 which was the last one I did any work on. We still have raws for the remaining chapters of volume 10, so if someone wants them just reply to this topic and tell us what group you're from and if you have any concrete plans (and staff) to work on this manga.
The World Is Mine Gantz_Waitingroom are planning to do the last 4 volumes.
Himizu I'll just continue working on it, and releasing it with Gantz_Waitingroom.
Go Go! Pudding Empire I'm transferring this bad boy to Mangascreener, where I'll soon do a re-release of the entire first volume (including the yet to be released chapters 26-34).
I'm glad to announce we will be picking up Minoru Furuya's Himizu. The final chapters of volume 2 are ready to be released, I'm just waiting for our joint partner Gantz_Waitingroom to release them, so I can update the site accordingly.
Piano no Mori author Makoto Isshiki expresses her support towards the people of Japan, and hopes many lives will be saved. Which is a notion I can only support. Personally I even wish I could just go there right now to help the people, but Japan is such a strong nation that I'm sure it will overcome this terrible disaster in no time.
Yikes, can't believe this is just the first release of the year! Anyway, don't forget to keep an eye on the releases of Mangascreener as well; 'cause when I'm not doing stuff here, I'm doing it over there.